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Is Donald Trump Done for?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Archbob, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. Cloud_Strife

    Cloud_Strife Chieftain

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    Only after people found out and the media reported on it. His disavowing rings hollow and smacks of a child caught with their hand in the cookie jar, crumbs coated on their face, protesting that they haven't eaten anything.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dr00hovXgAAG9BW.jpg

    He shared his own stuff on that page and you expect me to believe he had no idea of the nature of the page?



     
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  2. Rashiminos

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    What nature of the page?

    I know you're used to a different regime, but there are implicit assumptions about how the page works that do not follow.
     
  3. Cloud_Strife

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    ...So why would he quit then if the nature of the page wasn't as reported? Should he not stand behind them if they are being unfairly accused with no evidence?

    And why do you keep giving a Republican of all people the benefit of the doubt when it comes to being adjacent to racism? The dude only disavowed after he was caught, he had no problem with them until their bigotry was exposed by the media.
     
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  4. Kyriakos

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    I don't know anything about this person, just commenting on FB sharing:
    many people (myself included) just join pages so as to be allowed to share there under FB rules. FB can easily ban you (for up to a month) if you "spam" share to pages where the moderators won't automatically accept your post. Afaik if you are an actual member your post will usually be auto-posted (even this is not so in all pages, though). Of the few tens of FB pages I share my own stuff to, I basically barely ever follow one or two...
    If one relies on sharing posts, a one-month ban (it prevents you from sharing posts ANYWHERE) can be very difficult to handle. Furthermore, FB issues 1-week bans (for "spam") apparently with great ease, and they never get overturned.
     
  5. Rashiminos

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    He cares more about optics. He's a republican politician. Spending time and energy defending that link distracts from the ostensible goals of his office, in his mind.

    (This is also how the political right responds to charges of racism). Theoretically one could vector Republicans away from their constituents if one were deviously inclined.
     
  6. Cloud_Strife

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    Except he was an administrator on the facebook page, not just an average member.









    Maybe he should have done his due diligence and check before he threw his lot in with a bunch of racists.
     
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    In practice, I doubt many people bother to know much about FB groups, other than if enough members are there to make sense to share stuff to an audience :)

    Btw, how did he lose his eye?
     
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  9. Cloud_Strife

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    Keep tapdancing, keep defending a guy who joined, served as an administrator, shared videos on and eventually left a group (but only after he was caught in it) that was essentially the /pol of facebook.
     
  10. Rashiminos

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    /pol/ is like the definition of minimal moderation. Commies and Nazis can hurl invective all day as long as they don't post child porn.
     
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    I know a lot of guys that voted for Trump figuring that if he got elected that he would start to act more presidential. :lol: :lol: :lol:
    I hope they remember that this time around.
     
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    Gaslight <----- you are here now
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    Iam suprise he didnt attack Obama for being a Muslim Kenyan as well .... oh wait /s

     
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    If he does not back off or retract that one way or another, it will lose him votes.

    That statement has the capacity to annoy, setting aside the social justice warriors who will always be annoyed, five different groupings:

    (a) minorities
    (b) the electors of the four states that elected them
    (d) the good mannered
    (e) the finicky fact checkers who will note that Trump is 75% wrong about their origins; and
    (f) women voters.




     
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    More likely they've found other reasons to vote for him like how he sticks it to the libs and is driving out the illegals.
     
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    Actually I think some of the will not vote for him just because they assumed wrong.
    Not everyone voted for him because he sticks it to the libs or that he's a racist.
     
  16. Rashiminos

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    President Donald Trump is going to have to stop blocking people on Twitter (and probably some other people will have to, too):

     
  17. Cloud_Strife

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    Depends on whether they are using their official accounts or personal accounts, but either way it is probably necessary.
     
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    Trump runs on making America great again cuz it aint so great, then he tells other people to leave the country if they dont think its so great either
     
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    Conservatives in the US aren't all that concerned with many of those issues.
     
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    Right but I feel like at this point anyone who is going to vote for him is doing it for those reasons. There was some level of plausible deniability when he was first elected but that's long since vanished. I'm not seeing a change in his pole numbers reflective of that reality. The people who voted for him once are going to vote for him again and at this point it is plainly obvious that he is a racist, do-nothing, drama queen derelict. It's hard to see how someone would vote for him in spite of all that instead of because of all that, even if they claim otherwise.

    I sincerely hope the people you know are exceptions to this.
     
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